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or karen or the people being honored and it takes a community and that phrase "it takes a village to raise a child". it truly does and takes everyone of us and people in the community, our education community, our native american health center community, our crc community because once they leave us then somebody else has to pick up where we left off and carry that ball to educate the students and i see the students and it's good to see you guys and i thank you for being here and honor all of us, and keep your prayers open for hinttelethat it will always be there. if i can hang in for a couple more years i hope to retire. knock on wood. thanks for being here and each of you drive safely and thank you for your prayers and blessings and those that come before us and those coming into the world. hi pop. [applause] >> shirley, shirley. >> all my x's kids of taught by shirley. i'm kidding. and again with great pleasure welcome janet king to the stage. [applause] >> hello everybody. i have the great honor and privilege to introduce and to introduce karen harrison who is also receiving this
and the rest of the committee and lead by karen paris and friends at the park conservation. we have steve from the engineering group. we have dan -- who i see i missed. excuse me. we have dpw who did the design for the area. we have them with the living classroom and maybe it was going to be in another area but it's going to be here at the port of san francisco and had the help of a number of agencies and the parks department and keeping as gorgeous and welcoming as it is. this part was not a park for long. originally this was supposed to be a terminal and imagine if we can containers stacked around here. instead we have a place for humans to come and enjoy, dogs to come and enjoy, the children come and learn about the natural habitat about one of the areas that is best weather wise and we are proud to reinvent ourselves and use our ability to make it all better. i would like to thank the mta with their vision and the blue green way on cargo lane and of course last but not least the park of rec and park and without them we wouldn't be here today having this great celebration and i hope y
expanded for you. being able to interact with folks like photographer karen rich, who is sitting in the audience right now, being able to interact with kong on his album, bridge across the blue, these events i really don't think that can be taken lightly. for urban american indians we have powwow which are intertribal events that revolve around a shared repertoire of songs and dances like some of the singing you have heard me do here today. it's a time for people to be able to come together, not for the casinos, not for that part. talk about fighting stereotypes, that's a stereotype for us. yes, we have casinos, but that all of our culture? no. it's not all we are here to be defined by. for most people, especially in urban areas, powwows are places to go to reconnect. powwows are places you go to see people you haven't seen in a long time and to make new friends, new connections, nothing different than what's going on here, nothing difrplt than what was going on at the old festival at ft. mason. with that, i wanted to play also for you a little bit of cedar flute. if you've heard
silverman or adult probation with wendy stills or the youth programs with karen onion and marie sue scprts running the youth programs or our police chief or our fire chief or any of the numerous other leaders, and they all know they can have the best programs as well, but if the people who are doing the violence aren't reached those programs are half backed. they're not as good. i wouldn't throw them all out, but they're not good enough because people still live in fear in our housing projects, wherever they maybe in the housing developments or the run down 10aments that we have that we will attempt to rebuild and you heard me again. it's not about the brick and mortar. it's not rebuilding the physical structures of that. we will do that. we have the money to do that. we have the resources to do that, but it has been about hope sf, about rebuilding lives and giving hope first before we put the bricks and mortar in because if we don't have people believing they have a non violent world to live in it doesn't matter the jobs we have, the number of training programs we have, the number of
is nadine baba, i am with the san francisco department of public health, unfortunately dr. karen holbrook couldn't be here. i work in the emergency preparedness section and our section is responsible for medical surge events in the city. yesterday's exchange was really helpful in forwarding that planning ?oo ?a i'm greg jones, i'm the fourth surgeon for the marine expeditionary brigedand i'm representing the excellent sailors who were responsible for setting up and operating the shock trauma platoon. >> controls ingels, california national guard. i'm one of the airmen and soldiers, almost 21,000 strong, that answers the governor's mission. it's available to all civil providers out there and emergency responders and it is in california the substantial or the equal of many third world countries in terms of military force that can be applied to a disaster. >> i'm lynn wilder, i'm the emergency management coordinate roar at san francisco general trauma center and i'm also representing the san francisco council of emergency partnership which is the group of emergency management coordinator
. delores mcgee, margaret gray, marcia, karen, joan, mira, janice, jennifer walsh, fudyjud, candice. are you in the room or are you busy in the other spots? if you are here, please stand up. and a round of applause. [applause] so, all of these folks are listed in your book, and you all have nametags and so do they. as you go out throughout the day, if you see any of these people, i really encourage you to thank them for all the work they have done because it has been an enormous amount of work to a poll today off. but there are two people that i want us to single out for today's event. that is marie jopling and judy otto. [cheers and applause] you know how you read in the paper about most famous folks in technology? there are those names, right? those companies and those names we read about every day. but we should all hope for having one of those famous people in our lives, and that is to marie and judy really are. these other two women who i think single-handedly moved me into social networking, kicking and fighting the hallway. because i was not born into technology. i really had to be dr
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